When comes to Southeast Asia, Indonesia would often emerge as one of the most sought-after destination by travelers of all kinds.
Beside Bali and Jakarta, travelers who loves history and heritage places would definitely loves Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta is the first place that has been recognized as the capital city of Indonesia before Jakarta. It has lots of rich history and heritages.
At Yogyakarta, they even opens up the hotel that has been stayed and managed by it’s royalties to the public; Royal Amburruko Hotel.
Built as a palace in the 19th century by the king of the Islamic kingdom of Yogyakarta, Hamengkubuwana the sixth, this used to be the place where the Yogyakarta officials and the Dutch colonial government held meetings. It also functioned as a residence for the next king till he stepped down in 1931. In 1966, the palace was functioned as a hotel by Hamengkubuwana the ninth. Due to tear and wear over time, hotel was shut down in 2004. In 2010, it was renovated and the hotel that belongs to the royal family reopened in 2011, presenting itself as a five star hotel.
A prestigious sanctuary for the discerning business and holiday traveller, the award-winning hotel offers a gateway to a grander era with architecture, charm and charisma befitting its regal heritage.
The Royal Ambarrukmo is more than just a hotel—rather, it is a documentation of the the rich history leading up to its modern transformation. Bearing witness to the turn of the Mataram Kingdom right up to the Indonesian Republic we know today, the hotel was initially a venue reserved for royalty and foreign dignitaries.
If you happen to be looking for an accommodation in Yogyakarta, this is one hotel that you must take into consideration. It’s Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel! At least to stay once in your lifetime that you will never regret.
1) Perfect Location
A peaceful and serene oasis in the heart of Jogja, the Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta hotel is located adjacent to Yogyakarta’s shopping mall and walking distance to the city’s historic and cultural districts.
The hotel is less than fifteen minutes from Adisucipto International Airport and fifteen minutes away from the famous shopping street; Jalan Malioboro.
2) Great Comfort and Luxury
The five-star Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta with 247 rooms is open to business & leisure. Guests may choose from Deluxe room, Premiere room, Junior Suite, Executive Suite and Ambarrukmo suites.
3) Room with a View
Behind its regal façade, the Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta hotel features 247 room and suite accommodation for a luxury experience beyond compare.
The rooms design was being infused with the tradition and heritage of the Java royal palace with 5-star amenities and indulgences.
All rooms have balcony, commanding views of Mt Merapi or the city, and modern facilities.
4) Dining Experience with Award Winning Restaurant
Extraordinary cuisine is an essential part of the Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta culinary experience. Merging the finest of the Indonesian and Chinese cultures and traditions with flavours from around the world, each of their restaurants and bars offers a unique ambience steeped in the heritage and traditions of the Yogyakarta Royal Palace.
5) Fun Choice of Indonesia Focus Activities In Hotel
As the former Royal Palace Residence, Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta is a living museum showcasing an extraordinary collection of authentic Javanese architectural masterpieces and artworks, both at the hotel and just moments away.
The Pendopo Kedaton Ambarrukmo is the place to get the glimpse of Javanese cultural heritage. Scheduled cultural activities are performed daily, and everyone is welcome to join: In-house Tour with Of cial Royal Servant, Morning Yoga, Batik Painting Class, Javanese Dance, Suling Bambu Community, Children Violin Class, Jemparingan (Javanese traditional archery) and Patehan (Royal Tea Ceremony). Kids Playground, Jogging Track, Fitness Center and Outdoor Swimming Pool are also available to enhance your amusement.
6) Array of Extra Activities to Keep You Entertained
Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta enhances business and holiday stays in Yogyakarta with an experience worthy of their regal heritage.
From the soothing embrace of their Royal Garden, hotel swimming pool and spa to a family-friendly kids playground and an exclusive Executive Lounge, their landmark luxury hotel offers relaxation and rejuvenation with a 5-star collection of amenities.
7) Near to Shopping Amenities
Located just steps away from the Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta, Plaza Ambarrukmo is the premier shopping, dining and lifestyle destination in Yogyakarta.
In addition to more than 230 exclusive local and international brand name stores, the shopping centre features premium restaurants and a movie theatre.
Located in an area rich with culture and history, Plaza Ambarrukmo showcases a blend of classic architectural concepts and modern interior design that perfectly reflects the diverse and vibrant spirit of Yogyakarta.
Here are some video sneak peak on what is in the Royal Amburukkmo’s Hotel:
For more information on Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel, visit their website at http://www.royalambarrukmo.com/